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Economics - Labor Economics | Urban China in the New Era - Market Reforms, Current State, and the Road Forward

Urban China in the New Era

Market Reforms, Current State, and the Road Forward

Cheng, Zhiming, Wang, Mark, Chen, Junhua (Eds.)

2014, XIII, 183 p. 17 illus., 6 illus. in color.

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  • A number of contemporary issues in China
  • Rich statistical analysis and case studies in multidisciplinary frameworks
  • Studies at both micro and macro levels
  • Strong policy implications and recommendations
This book aims to provide a scholarly account of recent understandings and reflections on some of the prevalent and emerging issues in urban and regional China, such as urbanization, inequality, hukou (household registration) reforms, labor relations, not-in-my-backyard protests, and environmental governance. Presenting rich data analysis and case studies, these book chapters together utilize multidisciplinary approaches and contribute to the empirical and theoretical literature in development studies.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Economic reforms - Environment - Ethnic minority - Hukou - Income inequality - Migrant worker - Urban China - Urban environmental governance - Urban labour market - Urbanization

Related subjects » Labor Economics - Population Studies

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